Sheriff's officials today announced a marijuana bust of historic proportions.
The stats: 16 tons of weed worth as much as $300 million.
And where did they find it, of all places? A frigging nursery. For real. Allegedly. Talk about a green thumb:
Authorities today said the multi-agency take-down happened yesterday at Rolling Hills Nursery in Long Beach.
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The seizure was made after deputies served a search warrant at the location, cops said. According to a sheriff's department statement:
The Marijuana was found in two large storage containers that were stored on the property. The estimated value of the marijuana is between $150 - $300 million dollars depending on the quality. Four male Hispanic suspects were arrested at the scene and subsequently transported to Lakewood Sheriff's Station for booking.
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That's pretty much all they wrote on the matter.
We kind of like the balls and/or ovaries involved in allegedly hiding the stuff in plain sight, although the (alleged) smell must have been prodigious.